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Blowing Their Own Horns
Thu 25 May 2017, 18:30 – 19:30 BST
The collection of the Museum of Musical Instruments in Edinburgh University includes some curious instruments named after their self-aggrandising inventors. This concert sees musicians from Red Note Ensemble give these show-offs a chance to be played, echoing artist Mark Wallinger’s exploration of ego in The Fruitmarket Gallery’s current exhibition.
We will hear solo music for each new-fangled instrument followed by a commission from fearless composer Jim Sutherland, specially written to bring these big personalities together.
Event supported by Museums Galleries Scotland Partnership Fund